Mayan Power and Light

 
$14,135
$15,865
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Remaining
Sep 13, 2012

The footwork is proceeding apace!

We recently went to Guatemala to meet with our partners, mentors and prospective students in this project. 

Our mentors are all female, to help our students overcome cultural shyness and get the most from the training.  We have done our best to draw from the local culture, so that the women who mentor the girls are aware of cultural cues, language and have experience with solar.  The girls are very modest young women, yet once we got them to the roof, their curiousity took hold and they examined the examined the solar array thoroughly.  During our visit, our partner organization, Starfish, was filming the girls for a video promoting the class.

Currently, we are on schedule to teach the class in February in Guatemala.  We are accepting volunteers to travel with us for this course.  We have posted 2 links to photos of the girls on Flickr and will add more as time permits.

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Organization

Project Leader

John Barrie

Ann Arbor, MI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Mayan Power and Light